Date: 1/14/20 4:02 pm
From: Glenn Koppel <macatilly...>
Subject: Mercer, East, Winter Raptor Survey 01/14/2020
A decent day running the East Mercer WRS. Biggest surprise was the 1 Turkey Vulture found.

> County - Mercer, East
> Date - January 14, 2020
> Observers- Glenn Koppel, Mary Alice Koeneke
> Total time actually surveying (i.e. subtract lunch breaks)
> Hours:Minutes- 3 hrs, 35 mins
> Start time/End time 1049-1424
> Miles on route 54.6
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> Harriers 2, 1 M, 1 F
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> Red-tails (age optional) 9, 9 A
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> Rough-legs- Light/Dark 0
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> Kestrels- M/F/ND- 4, 1 M, 1 F, 2 ND
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> TVs 1
> BVs- 0
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> Red-shoulders – age if possible 1 I
> Bald Eagles- Ad/Imm. 2 A (at nest)
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> Sharp-shins, Cooper’s, Merlin, Peregrine 1 Cooper's
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> Other? (Gold. Eagle, If Goshawk, be prepared to back up ID with details)0
>
> Avg Temp.- 46.5
> Clear/Pt cloudy/Cloudy- Pt Cloudy AM, Cloudy PM
> Wind - Light/medium/strong- Light 7 mph
> Avg Snow cover depth - 0

Other birds seen:

Mute Swan 3
Canada Goose 353
Mallard 36
Rock Pigeon 7
Mourning Dove 20
Downy Woodpecker 1
American Crow 12
Blue Jay 8
Black-capped Chickadee 4
White-breasted Nuthatch 2
Eastern Bluebird 9
Northern Mockingbird 1
House Sparrow 17
House Finch 11
American Goldfinch 1
Dark-eyed Junco 12

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